Have bag will travel -DIY car travel craft bag

Road trips are often around here anywhere from 1 to 8 hours.  Which means I carry a lot of “stuff” to keep myself busy while hubby is driving.  Books, crossword puzzles, beads and tools, hand sewing project kits, latch hook kits…you name it.  Anyhey,  it drives me crazy when I can’t find what I need because I have things thrown in more than one tote.  Every trip I would change to … Continue reading Have bag will travel -DIY car travel craft bag

Aloha….Pillows and cushions for the patio

Does Hawaii come to mind when you see this print?  I’m Loving it!  It’s by Tommy Bahama.Tommy Bahama designer fabrics are my favorite for tropical prints.  This print is called Beach Bounty  and reminds me of our vacation in Maui.  Sipping cocktails from pineapples while relaxing on the beach.  It’s indoor/outdoor fabric purchased from Fabric.com. It also comes in two other colorways. Using this and two coordinating Tommy Bahama prints I wanted to bring a little Hawaiian flair with pillows and floor cushions … Continue reading Aloha….Pillows and cushions for the patio

Framed Gallery Wall wtih Floral Fabric Backdrop

Hi there.  Happy Wednesday!  Hope you are having a wonderful week. The saying April showers bring May flowers is definitely true, our garden is blooming beautiful flowers to welcome May. Aren’t they beautiful? I wish they could stay this beautiful all year.  Since last Wednesday I’ve picked Gardenias and Roses,  placing them around the house.  There’s nothing like the fresh aroma of flowers.  It’s no doubt I love surrounding myself with beautiful flowers. Outside … Continue reading Framed Gallery Wall wtih Floral Fabric Backdrop

Petal Taffeta goes Shabby Chic – DIY Pillows

Hi there, I hope you had a wonderful week-end.  Yesterday, Sunday, (my favorite day of the week) was a bright, sunny beautiful day.    It turned out to be a Do nothing, Snuggle up, Sleep In, Stay in bed, kind of morning.  But I finally decided to come out from hiding and make the bed. Making the bed each morning is some what of a ritual for me something I am adamant about.  A … Continue reading Petal Taffeta goes Shabby Chic – DIY Pillows

Vanity Chair Trash to Treasure with Faux Fur

Early one morning  just before sunrise my husband was out walking the dogs with his LED cap light on.  As he passes a home, in the driveway he spots a torn/broken upholstered vanity chair left for trash pickup.  He decided to give it a second look. “Hmmm”, he thinks, “this looks like solid wood in pretty good condition,  I know my wife could probably do something with this”!  So with both dogs on leashes in one hand,  and … Continue reading Vanity Chair Trash to Treasure with Faux Fur

Lumbar Pillow Wraps

Want a quick and easy way to update the look of your solid color pillows, regardless of the size or shape.  Create Pillow Wraps. Long story short: We needed lumbar pillows for our outdoor chaise lounges.  The chaise lounges from Overstock.com  The four sets I liked (can’t just have one set), the price tag totaled $170.32!  So I needed to think of something less expensive. Purchased a set of 2,  Sunbrella outdoor beige lumbar pillows 12″ x … Continue reading Lumbar Pillow Wraps

A Merry Little Silver and Red Christmas 2015

  This year we are celebrating Christmas in a palette of red and silver. I decided on a centerpiece and touches of holiday cheer and forgo our small Christmas tree of previous years.  Hope you enjoy the music video (at the end) by someone I considered having the voice of an angel.  May she rest in peace.  Cheers to you and yours.  A proud reindeer greets you at the dinning table  A buffet of … Continue reading A Merry Little Silver and Red Christmas 2015